NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG Issue ‘Angels Or Demons’ Official Video; Upcoming UK Fest Appearances


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Legendary NWOBHM band BLITZKRIEG have unveiled a new official video for their song “Angels Or Demons“. Continue reading “NWOBHM Legends BLITZKRIEG Issue ‘Angels Or Demons’ Official Video; Upcoming UK Fest Appearances”

BLACK STONE CHERRY Announce Dec. U.K. Tour w/ THE CADILLAC THREE & MONSTER TRUCK


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Kentucky’s southern rock ‘n blues band BLACK STONE CHERRY have just announced a planned U.K. tour set for this December. Continue reading “BLACK STONE CHERRY Announce Dec. U.K. Tour w/ THE CADILLAC THREE & MONSTER TRUCK”

DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

DEAFHEAVEN have just dropped a new single, “Canary Yellow“, from their upcoming album release. Continue reading “DEAFHEAVEN ‘Canary Yellow’ Single Release; New Album & N. American Tour Nears – Annc. UK/EU Tour w/ Inter Arma”

BLACK HELIUM Share ‘Curtains At The Mausoleum’ Official Video As Debut Album Nears

(Photo Courtesy Of Steve Gullick)

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writers/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

The London, U.K.’s BLACK HELIUM are everything I like and enjoy about the psychedelic and / or shoegaze music genres. Continue reading “BLACK HELIUM Share ‘Curtains At The Mausoleum’ Official Video As Debut Album Nears”

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Reveals Extensive Tours Including U.K. w/ ORANGE GOBLIN-FIREBALL MINISTRY-BLACK MOTH


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Now that drummer Reed Mullin is on the mend following recent knee surgery, CORROSION OF CONFORMITY have unveiled their plans for upcoming, extensive tour runs. Continue reading “CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Reveals Extensive Tours Including U.K. w/ ORANGE GOBLIN-FIREBALL MINISTRY-BLACK MOTH”

ARMORTURA Unleash ‘Hellbound’ Official Video

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Metal is alive and thriving with the Durham, U.K.’s ARMORTURA. For confirmation of this, look no further than today’s official video offering from the band. Continue reading “ARMORTURA Unleash ‘Hellbound’ Official Video”

CASKET FEEDER Stream New EP Release Of UKDM Via ‘Scalps’

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

U.K. death metallers CASKET FEEDER released their new studio effort, the “Scalps” EP, on June 1st via Hibernacula Records. Continue reading “CASKET FEEDER Stream New EP Release Of UKDM Via ‘Scalps’”

Oldschool Sunday: NO HOT ASHES [New Official Video; Playing Download Festival In June]

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Northern Ireland’s NO HOT ASHES formed in 1983, but – for reasons beyond their control – it would take 34 years for their début album to be released. Continue reading “Oldschool Sunday: NO HOT ASHES [New Official Video; Playing Download Festival In June]”

WILL HAVEN Issue ‘Hewed With The Brand’ Official Video; Annc. EU./U.K. Tour

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

The Sacramento, CA post-hardcore / noise collective we know as WILL HAVEN have just issued a new official video for the song “Hewed With The Brand“. Continue reading “WILL HAVEN Issue ‘Hewed With The Brand’ Official Video; Annc. EU./U.K. Tour”

TIGRESS Streaming New ‘Who Cares?’ EP; Fest Appearances

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Chelmsford, U.K.’s TIGRESS released their new EP, “Who Cares?“, via LAB Records today (June 1st) and we have it streaming here. Continue reading “TIGRESS Streaming New ‘Who Cares?’ EP; Fest Appearances”

SIkTH Announces UK Tour w/ LOATHE Supporting

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Alternative prog metal band SIkTH have just announced a planned U.K. tour set to happen this coming September. Continue reading “SIkTH Announces UK Tour w/ LOATHE Supporting”

EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

EARTHLESS have just announced their plans for an upcoming tour in Europe and the U.K., one featuring RUBY THE HATCHET on many dates. Continue reading “EARTHLESS Announce EU./U.K. Tour w/ RUBY THE HATCHET; PALLBEARER On Select Dates”

KARMA TO BURN Announces June UK Tour; DESERT STORM Supporting


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

West Virginia’s heavy-handed rockers KARMA TO BURN have announced their plans for a UK tour to take place in June. Continue reading “KARMA TO BURN Announces June UK Tour; DESERT STORM Supporting”

PITCHSHIFTER End Decade Hiatus With 20th Anniversary-Celebrating UK Tour; Invites Bands To Vie For Opening Slot w/ EARTHTONE9

(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

After a decade-long hiatus, U.K. industrial metallers PITCHSHIFTER have announced a November 2018 U.K. tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their much-lauded smash record “www.pitchshifter.com“. Continue reading “PITCHSHIFTER End Decade Hiatus With 20th Anniversary-Celebrating UK Tour; Invites Bands To Vie For Opening Slot w/ EARTHTONE9”

Geoff Tate’s OPERATION: MINDCRIME Announces U.S. & U.K. Tours Performing Conceptual Milestone For 30th Anniversary


(By Pat ‘Riot’ Whitaker, Senior Writer/Journalist, RiffRelevant.com)

Former Queensrÿche singer Geoff Tate has announced tours in the U.S and U.K. to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his prior band’s landmark conceptual album, “Operation: Mindcrime“. Continue reading “Geoff Tate’s OPERATION: MINDCRIME Announces U.S. & U.K. Tours Performing Conceptual Milestone For 30th Anniversary”